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					                                                      Health Risk Assessment
What is the risk?                     How likely am I to encounter this          How severe is this risk?     What will I do to manage this risk?
                                      risk - not likely, likely, very likely?   Rank it - low, moderate, or
                                      Why?                                      high. Give your reasons.
Example: Increased reports of         • Risk is likely if I go into those       • Serious risk without        •   I will visit a Travel Health Clinic to research and get
Dengue Fever in parts of the               regions.                                 proper preventative           necessary immunizations and learn how diseases
country you are going to - as well    • Less likely if I don’t go to                measures.                     are transmitted.
as cholera, hepatitis A, malaria           those regions                                                      •   Try to avoid areas where there is greater risk of
(regional), tuberculosis, typhoid     • The warnings on DFAIT                                                     infection.
fever, and yellow fever (regional).        have confirmed this.                                               •   I will research area affected.
                                      • I don’t know how all these
                                           diseases are transmitted.




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What is the risk?   How likely am I to encounter this         How severe is this risk?      What will I do to manage this risk?
                    risk - not likely, likely, very likely?   Rank it - low, moderate, or
                    Why?                                      high. Give your reasons.




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